National WIC Association

Lessons learned from the Mothers’ Overweight Management Study in four West Virginia WIC offices

Krummel D, et al. Lessons learned from the Mothers’ Overweight Management Study in four West Virginia WIC offices. J Nutr Educ Behav. Jun 2010;42(3):S52-S58.

The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility of a pilot study and compare the effectiveness of two approaches to weight management—facilitated group discussions and a self-guided approach, involving newsletters—among postpartum women enrolled in the WIC Program. No significant difference was found between the two groups.

Categories: Obesity Prevention